Brooklyn Public Library
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
Turns out a Long Island cat who went missing for months was just catching up on some reading.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
The Coney Island library on Mermaid Avenue received a $2.7 million upgrade after it was damaged by Sandy. It re-opened Wednesday, see photos of the renovated library, which includes futuristic-looking chairs, a ceiling made of reclaimed boardwalk planks and vintage Coney Island photos on the walls.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Brian Lehrer talks to the heads of three of the city's library systems - Linda Johnson, president and CEO of The Brooklyn Public Library, Thomas Galante, president and CEO of Queens Library and Anthony Marx, president of New York Public Library, - to talk about the common issues facing their systems and how the libraries are keeping pace with technological and demographic changes in the city.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
A dispute over a lunchtime basketball game on the Brooklyn campus sent an angry student scurrying to find a weapon. The authorities said he grabbed a scissors and then stabbed Alfredo Allen in the head several times.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
By Julia Furlan : WNYC Culture Producer
The "New Chapter" initiative lifts overdue fines for patrons under 18 at New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library and Queens Library branches through October 31.